cortinae
cortina cor*ti"na (k[^o]r*t[imac]"n[.a] or k[^o]r*t[=e]"n[.a]), n.; pl. {cortinae} (k[^o]r*t[=e]"n[=e]). (Biology) a cobwebby remnant of the partial veil which in some mature mushrooms hang from the edges of the cap. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

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  • cortina — cor*ti na (k[^o]r*t[imac] n[.a] or k[^o]r*t[=e] n[.a]), n.; pl. {cortinae} (k[^o]r*t[=e] n[=e]). (Biology) a cobwebby remnant of the partial veil which in some mature mushrooms hang from the edges of the cap. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cortinaria — n. a large genus of rusty spored agarics having prominent cortinae. Syn: genus {Cortinaria}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cortina — /kawr tuy neuh, tee neuh/, n., pl. cortinae / tuy nee, tee nuy/. Mycol. a weblike, often evanescent veil covering the gills or hanging from the cap edge of certain mushrooms, particularly those of genus Cortinarius, and sometimes persisting as a… …   Universalium

  • DACTYLIOMANTIA — Graece Δακτυλιομαντεία, divinatio quae annulo peragebatur. Cuius exemplum insigne apud Amm. Marcellin. exstat l. 29. ubi de Valentis successore a Patricio et Hilario sic quaesitum refert: Construximus ad cortinae similitudinem Delphicae, diris… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • GUASTUM — apud Plin. l. 20. c. 7. Tertium genus est in silvis nascens, Isatin dicunt huius folia trita cum polenta vulneribus prosunt, quarto infectores lanarum utuntur, quod guastum vocant: Uti legi iubet, pro glastum Salmas. Herba est multis regionibus… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • cortină — CORTÍNĂ, cortine, s.f. Perdea de stofă, de catifea etc. care desparte sala de spectacol de scena şi care, prin ridicare sau prin lăsare în jos sau tragere în părţi, marchează începutul, respectiv încheierea unui spectacol sau a unui fragment de… …   Dicționar Român

  • chaudiere — de Teinturier, ou autre grande chaudiere, Cortina, cortinae …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Cortinarius — noun the largest genus in the Agaricales; agarics having rusty spores and prominent cortinae (cobwebby partial veils) • Syn: ↑genus Cortinarius • Hypernyms: ↑fungus genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cortinariaceae, ↑family Cortinariaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Cortinarius — noun the largest genus in the Agaricales; agarics having rusty spores and prominent cortinae (cobwebby partial veils) • Syn: ↑Cortinarius • Hypernyms: ↑fungus genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Cortinariaceae, ↑family Cortinariaceae …   Useful english dictionary

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